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Bad stats at stats firms

5 min read Convergys Corporation does data analytics to identify operating cost reduction opportunities for its call center clients.  They …

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Euler’s identity

2 min read It’s 2004, and two elderly Russian brothers have just finished explaining how they famously they generated the …

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Ellipse perimeter

Ellipses are far more aesthetically pleasing than “racetrack”-shaped tables. They also have fascinating — and somewhat complicated — geometry. I …

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Helium-filled kites

1 min read The effect of gas content on lift equilibrium of an inflatable wing It’s an oft-heard jest in …

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Height advantage in hiking

2 min read For an outdoorsy, not-so-tall girl, it’s not uncommon to wind up at the back of a pack …

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